A look at the new technology for computers communicating with other computers.Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Sherry Geddes, Strategic Inc.; Bob Metcalfe, 3Com; Bill Godbout, CompuPro; Richard Goldberg, IBM; Nat Goldhaber, Centram Systems; George Morrow, Morrow ComputingProducts/Demos: EtherMacToken Ring, TOPS Network. Originally broadcast in October 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 1985, 3com, ibm, ethernet
Do you remember DOS? Windows was still in the 3.0 version in the early 1990s and was basically a front end to this version of DOS. PC users were trying to decide whether to stick with the new version of DOS or migrate to Windows. This program looks at the new version of DOS, compares it to its predecessor 6.0, and looks at some new add-ons such as Stacker 3.1 from Stac Electronics and Norton Utilities 7.0 from Symantec. Also includes a look at IBM's new PenDOS, a visit to Ziff Davis Labs, and a... Topics: Microsoft, windows, IBM, Norton, Symantec
In the mid 1990's, it wasn't yet an all Windows world. A battle was on between Microsoft's Windows and IBM's OS/2. This program compared the two operating systems and various add-ons for Windows and OS/2. Products demonstrated include Windows 95, OS/2 Warp, Voice Pilot for OS/2, and Colorworks for OS/2. Guests include IBM's David Barnes and syndicated columnist Dan Gillmor. Originally broadcast in 1995. Topics: IBM, Warp, OS/2, operating systems
A look at how computer technology is changing medical research and medical practice. Demonstrations include IBM's virtual heart, a software heart simulator used to test heart drugs; HP Labs work in nanotechnology which could lead to tiny objects which go through the blood stream looking for cancer cells; the Sensatex Smart Shirt which can monitor body functions; research at the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center on manipulating DNA to cure health problems; and a high school program which... Topics: nanotechnology, DNA, health care, ibm, hp labs
The second part of a three part series on the annual European Technology Roundtable Exhibition held in Prague. ETRE is the premiere annual gathering of high tech executives from around the world. Additional guests in part two include Thom Calandra of CBS MarketWatch, Eric Benhamou of 3Com, and Keith Krach of Ariba. Originally broadcast in 2000. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Companies: IBM, Media
French language version of this program. In the mid 1990's, it wasn't yet an all Windows world. A battle was on between Microsoft's Windows and IBM's OS/2. This program compared the two operating systems and various add-ons for Windows and OS/2. Products demonstrated include Windows 95, OS/2 Warp, Voice Pilot for OS/2, and Colorworks for OS/2. Guests include IBM's David Barnes and syndicated columnist Dan Gillmor. Originally broadcast in 1995. Topics: ibm, operating system, france, french, windows, david barnes
The OS/2 operating system started out as a joint venture between Microsoft and IBM. That venture fell apart as Microsoft went its own way with Windows. This program looks at IBM's OS/2 and compares its features to Microsoft's Windows 3.0. Demonstrations include Sound Impression, cc:Mail, Lotus 1-2-3, AmiPro, and SuperProject. Includes a visit to ZD Labs for their evaluation of Windows NT and to the annual IBM OS/2 conference. Guests include John Soyring, IBM's manager of software development,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: lotus, ibm, OS/2, operating system, windows, microsoft
Our annual round-up of the latest and greatest software, hardware, websites, and gadgets, reviewed by a panel of journalists and analysts. Just in time for holiday buying ideas for your favorite techie... or yourself. Originally broadcast in 1999. Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 2000, Episode year: 1999, Companies: Handspring, Companies:...
The upgrade from Windows 3.0 to Windows 95 was the big leap for Microsoft and began its domination of the desktop. This program looks at the new OS, originally code named "Chicago" and Windows 4.0, and new applications developed specifically for Win 95. Demonstrations include Windows 95, Norton Utilities for Win 95, Visio, and Picture Publisher. Also included are demonstratons of IBM's Warp OS/2, and the Macintosh Operating System OS 7.5. Originally broadcast in 1994. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: windows, microsoft, apple, macintosh, warp, IBM, OS/2, operating system
After disasters like IBM's PC Jr and the failure of PC companies like Texas Instruments and Atari, the future of home personal computers didn't look so good. But in 1990 a new generation of home PCs brought the business back. This program looks at the products that led to this rebirth, including the IBM PS/1, the Tandy 1000, the Magnavox Headstart, the Macintosh LC and the Mac Classic. Also includes coverage of the Commodore 64 and analysis from Dataquest. Originally broadcast in 1990. Topics: apple, mac, macintosh, tandy, ibm, TI, Philips, magnavox, atari, commodore
A profile on computer pioneer Gary Kildall and the important contributions he made to the PC industry including the true story on how IBM ended up using MS-DOS rather than CP/M. Kildall developed CP/M, the first personal computer operating system. He was also a co-host on the early Computer Chronicles series. Includes comments by Gordon Eubanks, Symantec; Tom Rolander, DRI; Tim Bajarin, Creative Strategies; Lee Lorenzen, DRI; Jacqui Morby, TA Associates; Alan Cooper, CP/M applications... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 1995, Operating systems: CP/M, the first operating system,...